Building a currency Twitter Bot

Earlier this year I spent a few hours putting together a Twitter bot that converted New Zealand dollars into different currencies, built with Python running on Heroku. With only a few lines of code you can follow @thenzdollar and every hour you’ll receive a tweet that looks something along the line of this:

If you want to learn how to write your own bot check out Heroku’s Python setup guide to get going. Following that you can check out my bot’s simple script (now written in Node JS), using the Twitter API, over on Github.